Offers Over £325,000

3 bed detached house for sale in Strathkinness

24 Mount Melville Crescent, Strathkinness, ST. ANDREWS, KY16 9XS
ESPC Chartered Firm
Total Floor Area 116m²
Energy Rating D

Surrounded by open countryside in the picturesque village of Strathkinness, less than a 10 minutes' drive from St Andrews, Chattan is a well-presented detached house that offers a highly sought-after rural lifestyle with convenience. The property features three reception rooms and three bedrooms, as well as excellent storage and a substantial cellar that provides scope for creative use. It also boasts mature gardens and generous private parking. Inside Chattan, a vestibule gives way to a naturally-lit hall. It provides a wonderful first impression and built-in storage before leading through to the living room. Here, light neutral decor enhances an airy ambience, alongside a south-facing picture window that frames lovely garden views, bringing an abundance of daily sun into the space. It is well-proportioned and has a feature open fireplace, creating a focal point for arranging furniture. A good-size dining room (with storage) is next door, providing a delightful setting for family meals. In the kitchen, a galley-style design ensures there is ample cabinet storage and worksurface space. It comes with a range of freestanding appliances (electric cooker, fridge, freezer, and dishwasher) and has staired access (via a trapdoor) to a cellar. Furthermore, the kitchen connects to a south-facing conservatory, which provides garden access, beautiful countryside views, and a washing machine housed in a cupboard. In addition, the conservatory features built-in seating with storage underneath. The principal bedroom is located at ground level too. It is a good-size double, equipped with two built-in wardrobes and a handy washbasin. It is conveniently served by a neighbouring WC and a separate three-piece shower room, fitted with a double walk-in shower. Upstairs leads to a broad landing that is brightly lit and spacious enough for freestanding furnishings and a study area. It has an airing cupboard and access to generous eaves storage. Bedrooms two and three are on this floor as well, both of which feature built-in wardrobes to maximise floorspace. Bedroom two is a double with additional eaves storage, whereas bedroom three is a large and versatile single. Like the principal bedroom, they both enjoy light decor and soft fitted carpets for comfort. Double-glazed windows and gas central heating ensure year-round comfort. Externally, the property is flanked by landscaped gardens, including the south- facing rear garden which boasts spectacular countryside views and a neat lawn framed by mature planting. It also has a greenhouse for growing plants and vegetables. A private driveway and a detached single garage (with power) provide off-street parking. Extras: all fitted floor coverings, curtains and blinds, light fittings, an electric cooker, a fridge, a freezer, a dishwasher, a washing machine, a chest freezer (in the garage), and a greenhouse to be included in the sale. D. Strathkinness, St Andrews Strathkinness is a popular choice for purchasers seeking a home with a country atmosphere, whilst being only a couple of miles from the historic town of St Andrews. Locally the village has an excellent primary school, 'Busy Bee' nursery, playgroup and a well-used village hall, as well as a village pub/restaurant and a regular bus service. The nearby historic town of St Andrews is without doubt one of the most popular locations in Britain. St Andrews is home to the Royal and Ancient Golf Club and the famous Old Course. Its amenities include Scotland's oldest university, founded in 1413, beautiful award-winning beaches, historic buildings, including the ruins of the cathedral, castle and St Rule's Tower and a wide variety of specialist shops and restaurants. Renowned worldwide as "the home of golf with seven St Andrews Links courses. There are many other golf courses in the area, including The Dukes, Kingsbarns and the Fairmont St Andrews complex. St Andrews provides good state schooling at Madras College and private schooling at St Leonards (for girls and boys up to the age of eighteen). The High School of Dundee is within easy reach. Strathkinness is well placed for commuting to most of the surrounding towns and cities, such as Dundee, Perth, Kirkcaldy, Glenrothes and Cupar. The railway station at nearby Leuchars is on the main Aberdeen to London line and provides a fast link to both Dundee and Edinburgh. Edinburgh airport with its shuttle service to London is approximately fifty miles away with further airport facilities and London flights also available from Dundee.

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East Fife at a glance*

  • Average selling price


  • Median time to sell

    55 days

  • Average % of Home Report achieved


  • Most popular property type

    2 bedroom house

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